​Man held over Ta’ Xbiex shooting

Reference Number: PR_649_19, Press Release Issue Date: Nov 02, 2019
A 44-year-old man who lives in Msida has been hospitalised after suffering from a gun shot wound during an argument in Triq Testaferrata, Ta’ Xbiex.  The incident took place early this morning at about 0210hrs.

Preliminary investigations by the District Police, revealed that the man was injured during an argument with another person. The victim was assisted by a medical team and later conveyed to Mater Dei Hospital for medical treatment. He was later certified as suffering from grievous injuries.

A Magisterial Inquiry has been appointed into the case whilst Police investigations are still underway. A man is being held to assist in the investigations